The Walter Camp “Alumni Award”
The Walter Camp “Alumni of the Year” award is bestowed on a worthy individual who has distinguished himself in the pursuit of excellence as an athlete, in his personal career and in doing good works for others. He must be an individual who has exhibited dedication and good moral conduct in achieving success. He must be a compassionate and unselfish person who contributes his time and assistance in helping to encourage and comfort fellow human beings less talented and less fortunate than himself. He must be an individual who takes pride in having been a Walter Camp All-American.
Ty Law – 2022 Alumni Award
A native of Aliquippa, Pa., Ty Law attended the University of Michigan and was three-year standout for the Wolverines. He earned Walter Camp All-America honors in 1994 and was a two-time unanimous All-Big Ten selection.
Selected by the New England Patriots in the first round (23rd overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft, Law proceeded to play 10 seasons and won three Super Bowl championships (XXXVI, XXXVIII and XXXIX).
A two-time First Team All-Pro, Law was a five-time Pro Bowl
selection. Twice, he led the NFL in interceptions and was named to the NFL 2000’s All-Decade Team.
Law also played for the New York Jets (2005, 2008), Kansas City Chiefs (2006-2007) and Denver Broncos (2009). He finished his career with 53 interceptions.
In 2019, Law was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Walter Camp Alumni Award Recipients
2021 – Desmond Howard, Michigan / Danny Wuerffel, University of Florida
2019 – Von Miller, Texas A&M
2018 – Larry Fitzgerald, University of Pittsburgh
2017 – Eddie George, The Ohio State University
2016 – Orlando Pace, The Ohio State University
2015 – Doug Williams, Grambling State
2014 – Chad Hennings, U.S. Air Force Academy
2013 – Ken Huff, North Carolina
2012 – Derrick Brooks, Florida State
2011 – Chris Spielman, Ohio State
2010 – Tedy Bruschi, Arizona
2009 – David Fulcher, Arizona State
2008 – Tim Brown, Notre Dame
2007 – Ray Guy, Southern Mississippi
2006 – Mike Rozier, Nebraska
2005 – Cornelius Bennett, Alabama
2004 – George Rogers, South Carolina
2003 – Mark May, Pittsburgh
2002 – Dave Casper, Notre Dame
2001 – Herschel Walker, Georgia
2000 – Don McPherson, Syracuse
1999 – Bo Jackson, Auburn
1998 – Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh
1997 – Jim Plunkett, Stanford
1996 – Lee Roy Selmon, Oklahoma
1995 – Jim Covert, Pittsburgh
1994 – Ed Marinaro, Cornell
1993 – Archie Griffin, The Ohio State University
1992 – Kellen Winslow, Missouri
1991 – Steve Owens, Oklahoma
1990 – Thomas L. Jackson, Louisville
1989 – Dr. Tom Casanova, Louisiana State
1988 – Alan Page, Notre Dame
1987 – Mike Reid, Penn State
1986 – Joe Greene, North Texas